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Burton, Evans approaching scoring milestones

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The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team by the numbers . . .

  • Deonte Burton needs just 56 points to become the second player in Wolf Pack history with 2,000 or more career points. Burton became the Wolf Pack's second leading all-time scorer during Wednesday's loss at Utah State with 23 points. Nick Fazekas is the Nevada all-time leading scorer with 2,464 career points followed by Burton (1,944) and Marcellus Kemp (1,939).
  • Jerry Evans needs 105 points to become just the 20th player in school history with 1,000 or more points. The Wolf Pack has eight regular season games and at least one Mountain West tournament game remaining this year.
  • Evans' 31 3-pointers this year are a career high for the senior as are his 291 points.
  • The Wolf Pack is just 17-of-69 (.246) on 3-pointers over its last three games.
  • The Pack's 18 defensive rebounds against Utah State were its fewest in a game since it had 14 against UCLA on Nov. 28.
  • The Pack's six turnovers at Utah State equaled its season low set three times before (Omaha, UNLV, against Utah State in Reno).
  • Utah State's two steals are the fewest by a Pack opponent this year.
  • Utah State's 83 points are the most the Pack has given up in a game in regulation since it allowed 92 at California on Dec. 10.
  • Evans had just seven points against Utah State, breaking a streak of five games in a row where he had 14 or more points. His three rebounds against Utah State were his fewest since he had three against Omaha on Dec. 14.
  • Burton's 97 rebounds this year are a career high for the senior.
  • A.J. West's four rebounds against Utah State are his fewest in a game since he had one against Boise State on Jan. 14.
  • West had four blocks against Utah State and now leads the team with 36. He is averaging 3.0 blocks a game. The Wolf Pack record for block average in a single season is 3.6 by Edgar Jones in 1977-78.
  • The Pack had just 29 blocks in 11 games before West made his debut this year. With West the last 12 games the Pack has 76 blocks.
  • Cole Huff scored 21 points against Utah State for his second highest scoring output of the year. He had 31 against Fresno State on Jan. 22.
  • The Wolf Pack is now 12-11 overall this year and 7-3 in the Mountain West. The 12 victories equals last year's win total (12-19).
  • The Wolf Pack has just four games remaining at home this year: Feb. 12 against Fresno State, Feb. 18 against San Jose State, March 2 against New Mexico and March 8 against UNLV.
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